Parker County Today November 2016 - Page 34

our fashion: RED HORSE BOUTIQUE BY MELISSA MOORMAN A Boutique with a Big Heart and a Mission To Make the World a Better Place W NOVEMBER 2016 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY hen you walk into most boutiques you see great clothes and styles that you want to wear. Red Horse Boutique in Aledo also has great clothes that you want to wear, but many of their styles have a bigger purpose: to help people in need. Partners Kristy Krouse and Cassady Kirk are busy moms with big hearts to improve what they can in the world and you can see this focus all around their store in downtown Aledo. For example, their line of colorful leather and bright fabric handbags is produced by artisans in Guatemala. The pair works with San Antonio-based Fresco Fabrics to provide a new market for Guatemalan textile artists through the sale of their beautiful bags that impact the quality of life in their villages. Roma boots is another company they work with. It provides a pair of boots to a child in a third-world country for every pair of rain boots you purchase from their store. The R